Round-up: Shedden targets top class

Standout BTCC debutant Gordon Shedden is targeting a BTC Touring drive after taking a second and a win in his first two BTC Production races in the GR Motorsport Ford Focus at Knockhill.

Round-up: Shedden targets top class

"I've just got to work as hard as possible for a drive for next year. BTC Touring is definitely the aim," said the 22-year-old Scot

Meanwhile, there's still a possibility the former Fiesta racer will be seen again in a GR Focus later this season. "We'd like to have him in the car again," said GR's spokesman.

But Shedden was not so sure, reckoning the lack of budget would "probably put me back on the sidelines."

Last year's BTCC runner-up Anthony Reid reminded tin-top fans at Knockhill of his no-nonsense style with a couple of lairy laps of the Fife circuit in MG's wild ZT XPower 500, a promotional machine which puts a 500bhpV8 and rear-wheel drive into a 75 shell.

Reid also put in a number of impressively committed laps at the wheel of the BTCC's Audi RS4 safety car, helping the BTCC boys keep their tyres right up to temperature while the wreckage of Colin Blair's rolled Alfa 156 was removed from the circuit.

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